Not to Be Reproduced René Magritte, 1937. "The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Sometimes the feeling of isolation creeps up out of nowhere and ambushes me swiftly, and I can do nothing … Continue reading Past & Present / Unconventional Guide to Dealing with Loneliness.
Christina's World Andrew Wyeth, 1948. There's a proverb that says "silence is gold, speech is silver". I completely agree to a certain extent. Sometimes there are instances where words are unnecessary. There's absolutely no need to fill in the blank space with extra noise. A lot of the times, I used to stay silent due … Continue reading Past & Present / Silence: Fear, Kindness & Respect.
The Birth of Venus Sandro Botticelli, 1848 - 46. It's strange to revisit some parts of my past, because I try to close and then lock the doors completely shut. I tend to run away a lot. Two days ago, a friend of mine reminded me via phone call to send him some tips to … Continue reading Past & Present / Physical Appearances.
Lady with an Ermine Leonardo da Vinci, 1489 - 90. It's so incredibly easy to beat ourselves down, especially when life feels a bit harder than usual, isn't it? We tend to be experts at picking at our own scabs and wounds until we immerse into the pain once again. What for? It's like our unbeknownst sadistic … Continue reading Kind Remarks / Part I: For Those with a Little Rain and Pain.
I appreciate all of my rains despite the pains (unexpected rhymes) that ultimately result in the occasional, spectacular rainbows that I see. In the midst of (perhaps) one of the loneliest days I feel out of the year (I'm trying to change my mentality and association, as I can't keep living in fears of the … Continue reading Intimate Moments / Plus One.